Hebrews 1
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The Nature of the Son

1Long ago God spokea to our ancestors by the prophetsb at different times and in different ways.c 2In these last days,a he has spoken to us by his Son. God has appointed him heir of all thingsb and made the universea c through him. 3The Son is the radianceA of God’s glory and the exact expressionB of his nature,a sustaining all things by his powerful word.b After making purification for sins,C he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.D c 4So he became superior to the angels, just as the name he inherited is more excellent than theirs.a

The Son Superior to Angels

5For to which of the angels did he ever say,

You are my Son;

today I have become your Father,a a

or again,

I will be his Father,

and he will be my Son?b c

6Again, when heA brings his firstborn into the world,a he says,

And let all God’s angels worship him.b c

7And about the angels he says:

He makes his angels winds,A

and his servantsB a fiery flame,a b

8but toA the Son:

Your throne, God,

is forever and ever,

and the scepter of your kingdom

is a scepter of justice.a

9You have loved righteousness

and hated lawlessness;

this is why God, your God,

has anointed you

with the oil of joya

beyond your companions.a b

10And:

In the beginning, Lord,

you established the earth,

and the heavens are the works of your hands;a

11they will perish, but you remain.

They will all wear out like clothing;a

12you will roll them up like a cloak,A

and they will be changed like clothing.

But you are the same,

and your years will never end.a b

13Now to which of the angels has he ever said:

Sit at my right hand

until I make your enemies your footstool?a b

14Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve those who are going to inherit salvation?a





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